Moshe (“Jeff”) Admon is a trial lawyer licensed in Washington, Arizona, and Texas (inactive). He has extensive trial and courtroom experience in Civil Litigation, Personal Injury, Business Litigation, Defamation, Securities Litigation, Trade Secret disputes, and Multi-State/International Disputes.
Jeff provides thoughtful, emotionally intelligent, and zealous representation. As a testament to Jeff’s skill, nearly all of his clients are referrals from other attorneys and clients.
Before becoming an attorney, Jeff was a mechanical engineer in the construction and oil industries. He was instrumental in securing patented oil skimming booms from the Dutch Coast Guard to help clean the largest marine oil spill in history caused by the Deepwater Horizon explosion in the Gulf of Mexico. Jeff is also a certified heavy equipment operator and has a Class-A CDL license. While managing a successful business, he earned an LL.B. (Hon.) from the University of London. Jeff went on to earn his J.D. and LL.M. at the University of Arizona.
Because of Jeff’s unique background and persuasive communication skills, he is adept at finding creative solutions to complex problems. Jeff’s unique combination of in-depth legal knowledge, trial experience, business experience, technical aptitude, work ethic, and street smarts makes him an immensely effective counselor and advocate.
Jeff’s high-profile advocacy has been featured in multiple national and local news outlets, including Fox News, The Washington Times, The Intercept, Law360, Reasons Magazine, Seattle’s King 5 News, Seattle’s KIRO 7 News, and other news outlets.
Best Appellate Brief and Oral Argument (2013)
Cali Award Comparative Commercial Law (2015)
Joseph M. Livermore Service Award (2015)
Board Member Cardozo Society of Washington State (2021 - Current)
Member, Cardozo Society Judicial Evaluation Committee (2021 - Present)
Author, A Comparative Analysis of India’s Patent Regime and its Impact on Pharmaceuticals (2015).
Editor, "A guide to the Personal Property Security Act: The Case of Malawi" (Pretoria University Law Press, 2015).
Founder / Editor-in-Chief, Technology Observer Magazine (1999-2002).
1501 1st Ave. N v. Branfman, Cai, et al.
Complex EB-5 and Dissenter’s Rights Litigation and Trial.
Jeff represented 23 minority shareholders from China and Japan in an 8-day trial against American Life, Inc., the nation’s largest EB-5 developer. This was a trial of first impression in Washington. In conjunction with co-counsel, Jeff took the case to verdict, winning over $21 million for his clients.
Leek v. Wang, McDuffie, et al.
Complex Corporate Litigation and Trial
Jeff represented one of the Defendants, a renowned cybersecurity expert and owner of a multinational cybersecurity company. Plaintiff claimed Breach of Contract, Breach of Partnership, Breach of Duty as Partners, Contract Implied in Law, Contract Implied in Fact, Willful Refusal to Pay Wages, Negligent Misrepresentation, Intentionally Misrepresentation, and a host of other claims. After a 4-day trial, the court dismissed all claims against Jeff’s client.
In. Re. Estate of Pinto
Complex Probate Litigation and Trial
A week-long trial where Jeff successfully represented one of the estate beneficiaries, securing a near $1 million total verdict for his client and the return of an invaluable family heirloom.
Vo v. Huynh
Complex Family and Business Litigation and Trial
A highly contentious divorce where Jeff represented the wife. The husband owned and operated a multi-million dollar telecommunication business, and throughout litigation, concealed and wasted vast amounts of community assets. Jeff moved the court to appoint a Receiver, who wound up the business. Jeff secured approximately $400,000 in sanctions against the husband prior to trial. The trial court awarded Jeff’s client all the assets and businesses concealed by the opposing party, in addition to attorney fees.